Mr Price is regularly asked to provide comment on plastic and cosmetic surgery issues for local and national newspapers, magazines, television and radio. Here are some examples.
BBC Look East
Mr Price was recently filmed by BBC Look East undertaking a new technique for restoring the smile in patients with facial palsy:
Mr Price Appears on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Fat Bodies, 13th June 2011
Consultant Mr Richard Price conducts extensive surgery to restore quality of life to a patient following excessive weight loss in Channel 4 programme. Mr Richard Price, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, will be featuring on Channel 4’s flagship health programme, Embarrassing Bodies, this month, where he will conduct bariatric surgery on a patient who has lost significant weight. As its name suggests, Embarrassing Bodies is a programme centred on helping patients with health issues that they find embarrassing or that they have found no help with treating previously.
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Katie – My Beautiful Friends
Mr Price was filmed at work in Addenbrookes, where he undertakes facial reconstruction, for part of the Channel 4 TV series ‘Katie – My Beautiful Friends’. He talks to a patient facing significant facial reconstruction about the surgery and what it might mean for him. The build up to the operation was filmed in the Autumn/Winter of 2010.
Mr Price is often contacted to pass comment for local and national newspapers, for example:
‘Cosmetic surgery reform bid doesn’t go far enough’
Mr Price was interviewed on Melvyn in the Morning, BBC Radio Lincolnshire on Wednesday 1st February 2012, discussing, amongst other things, the PIP controversy and the BAAPS audit figures.
Mr Price appeared on the Jeremy Sallis show on BBC Cambridgeshire.